BARCELONA, SPAIN--(Marketwired - Mar 16, 2015) - Beginning in March 2015, Hotel Arts Barcelona will introduce fitness experiences designed for those looking to keep their healthy lifestyle while on the road. These programs arrive at the luxury hotel to kick-start guests' summer wellness initiatives in a culturally enhancing manner.

Hotel Arts Barcelona is an iconic, 5-star hotel which now offers destination experiences designed specifically for the fit traveller. The new "Cultural Fitness Experience" introduces circuits to discover the Barcelona accompanied by a personal fitness coach. Each route highlights cultural landmarks such as the Arc de Triomf, the Montjuic and Estadio Olimpico, the bustling Boquería market, and architectural essence of the city, la Sagrada Familia, among others. The personal coach details the significance of each landmark passed on the route.

Hotel Arts Barcelona understands that, for those who work out regularly, traveling often interrupts an established routine. With this in mind, a team of fitness experts designed running circuits to accommodate the needs of a wide variety of healthy travellers. The circuits range from a 4.1 mile, one hour beginner route, to an 8.7 mile, hour and a half long, expert course. Each participant is allotted two-hours with the coach, providing the opportunity to warm up, discuss the terrain, run at a personal pace, stretch and cool down afterwards. Upon returning to the hotel, a visit to 43 The Spa for a relaxing massage completes the experience.

The "Cultural Fitness Experience" includes accommodation in a luxury Deluxe Room with a nutritional buffet breakfast at Café Veranda which can be replaced on weekends by a brunch at Arola restaurant, with vitamin infused fruit and vegetable juices among other healthy and tasteful options on the menu. Healthy snacks such as muesli bars, water bottles and fresh fruit are provided to guests during their stay, to refuel after exertion. The "Cultural Fitness Experience" is tailor-able to the needs and goals of each guest.

For travellers who remain in Barcelona for an extended period or for local fitness enthusiasts, the"Afterwork Fits" program is another option including an hour session with a fitness coach, access to the spa's changing rooms and wet zone (sauna, jacuzzi, ice fountain, hamam) and a relaxing massage for a total of 210EUR (21% VAT included.)


Personal coach from Brisport Health & Performance.

Access to changing rooms and wet zone at 43 The Spa
(jacuzzi, sauna, hamam, relaxation room) - 45EUR taxes incl
Relaxing massage at 43 The Spa - 75EUR taxes incl. / 30 minutes
Personal coach 1 hour - 90EUR taxes incl
(Mon to Thursday)

T. 93 221 10 00 Ext. 610

Overnight in a deluxe room
Buffet breakfast fit at Café Veranda
Running kit (cereal bar, water bottle, fruit)
From 290EUR + taxes (B&B package)

Relaxing massage at 43 The Spa - 75EUR / 30 minutes
Personal coach 2 hours - 180EUR taxes incl

T. 93 221 10 00

About Hotel Arts Barcelona:
Hotel Arts Barcelona boasts stunning panoramic views from its unique location on the waterfront, in the heart of the city's Olympic Village area. Designed by renowned architect Bruce Graham, Hotel Arts features 44 floors of exposed glass and steel, making it a prominent feature of Barcelona's skyline. The waterfront hotel's 455 rooms and 28 exclusive duplex Apartments feature sleek, modern design complemented by an impressive 20th century collection of works by contemporary Catalan and Spanish artists. Featuring two Michelin-starred chefs, Hotel Arts is one of the premier culinary destinations in Barcelona with Enoteca and Arola restaurants. Guests seeking a serene escape may enjoy signature treatments in the 43 The Spa by Natura Bissé. Recognized as one of the top business hotels in Spain, Hotel Arts provides over 3,000 square-feet of function space overlooking the Mediterranean in Arts 41, for board meetings and conferences as well as social events, weddings and celebrations. The hotel offers an additional 24,000 square-feet of function space, with the main meeting space located on the lower ground and second floors.

About The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company
The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company of Chevy Chase, Md., currently operates 88 hotels in the Americas, Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Africa, and the Caribbean. More than 30 hotel and residential projects are under development around the globe. The Ritz-Carlton is the only service company to have twice earned the prestigious Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award which recognises outstanding customer service. For more information or reservations, visit the company web site at, and for the latest company updates, visit The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR).

Contact Information:

Melanie Dorange
Public Relations Manager
Hotel Arts Barcelona
+34 93 483 8067